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History student receives prestigious funding award

Posted on 2 June 2017

Yiyun Ding secures funding from Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation

Yiyun Ding has won a prestigious funding award from the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for the final year of her PhD.

Her research dissertation is entitled China's First Female University President Yang Yinyu, and the Educational Reforms of Her Era, 1884-1938.

The Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation provides support for research grants on Chinese Studies in the humanities and social sciences at overseas institutions. The foundation is modelled after the Fulbright Program in the United States.